June 21, 2021

Two Passengers on ‘Fully Vaccinated’ Cruise Ship Test Positive for the Chinese Coronavirus

Two passengers aboard a “fully vaccinated” cruise ship tested positive for the Chinese coronavirus as revealed in the ship’s required end-of-cruise testing, Celebrity Cruises announced on Thursday. A Celebrity Cruises spokesperson told USA Today the positive tests were discovered at the required end-of-cruise testing, “which is completed 72-hours before returning to the United States.” “Today, two guests sharing…

Rand Paul on COVID: ‘I’m Not Getting Vaccinated Because I’ve Already Had the Disease’

During a Sunday appearance on New York City WABC 770 AM radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) announced he would not receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Paul, a physician, acknowledged that people have the right to make their own decision regarding the vaccine. The Kentucky senator explained he has natural immunity from having been diagnosed…

Walmart to End Mask Requirement for Vaccinated Customers, Employees

Walmart will no longer require its customers and employees to wear masks inside stores as long as they are fully vaccinated starting next Tuesday, according to a report by the Hill. The company’s decision comes the day after new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were announced, saying, “fully vaccinated Americans can go…

Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders: ‘Not My Job To Tell Parents Or Kids To Get Vaccinated’

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday it isn’t his call if students should get the vaccine and that the decision should be left up to parents, according to reports. Sanders was asked whether he is in favor of incentivizing teenagers to get the coronavirus vaccine and did not answer, according to WCAX. Sanders, however,…

Airlines Celebrate Updated CDC Guidelines for Vaccinated Travelers

Delta Air Lines and United Airlines celebrated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) updated guidance Friday, which states that fully vaccinated people can “travel safely within the United States.” The April 2 guidance said fully vaccinated individuals are “less likely to get and spread COVID-19” and specified that such individuals can “travel safely…

CDC Director: Our Data ‘Suggests That Vaccinated People Do Not Carry the Virus’

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky stated that CDC data released earlier in the day “suggests that vaccinated people do not carry the virus, don’t get sick, and that it’s not just in the clinical trials, but it’s also in real-world data.” Walensky said, “I’m so impressed with…

CDC Director: We’re ‘Being Extra Cautious’ with Guidance on Vaccinated People Travelling

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky stated that the agency is “being extra cautious right now” with its guidance on whether fully vaccinated people can travel. Walensky said, “You know, we’re looking at the data carefully with regard to travel. What we do know is that there’s more — there’s…

Dem Rep. Porter: Teachers Should Be ‘Next Group’ to Get Vaccinated, Doesn’t Help to Open Schools if They Get Sick

On Thursday’s “CNN Newsroom,” Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) stated that teachers should be the next group to receive the coronavirus vaccine, and that doing so is “really important for them to be able to stay in the workforce. It doesn’t do any good to open schools only if teachers get sick and go out.” Host…

Rand Paul: ‘Inappropriate for Me,’ Others in Congress to Get Vaccinated Before Others

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Monday said it would be “inappropriate” for him to receive the coronavirus vaccine before frontline healthcare workers and the elderly. “I was asked about getting vaccinated with others in Congress: It is inappropriate for me – who has already gotten the virus/has immunity – to get in front of elderly/healthcare workers,”…

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